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Recreation

Greene's recreational opportunities abound. The area offers hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, and canoeing. There are community tennis courts, athletic fields and a community swimming pool. Also available are golf, bowling, a rod & gun club, aerobics, a dance studio and martial arts classes, ceramics, theater productions, art gallery, art classes, museum, and library programs. Winter brings snowmobiling, cross country and downhill ski areas are an easy commute.

In the summer, a youth recreation program is available through the Joint Recreation Commission. This program is sponsored by the Village of Greene, Town of Greene and Town of Smithville, with the cooperation of the Greene Central School District. Soccer, volleyball, peewee league, softball, baseball and swim lessons, along with crafts and other organized activities are held.

The Ball Flats, located next to the Chenango River is owned & maintained by the Greene Central School District. It has playground equipment and is open for public use from daylight to dark. The ball flats is used by the Joint Recreation Committee for their summer activities. The ball flats is also used for family reunions, and community events. The Scout House and Concession Stand may be reserved for civic use through the Middle School (607) 656-4161 x 417.

Lion's Park is located just off Washington Street and is an ongoing project of the Lion's Club of Greene with support from the community. When not reserved for special occasions, it is open for public use from daylight to dark. The park offers two baseball diamonds, a low-impact running track with space suitable for soccer or field hockey, a horse shoe pit and open areas on its 41 acres. The park is often used by Little League players and the Joint Recreation Soccer Program.The facilities, suitable for weddings, graduation parties, etc. are available for rent. Included are a covered and lighted pavilion (capacity 500), kitchen facilities, rest rooms and a large athletic field. For reservations, call (607) 656-9789.

Hunting is rated as some of the best in the State in the thousands of acres of state land in the Town of Greene and neighboring townships. Hunting of small and large game is controlled by the New York State Conservation Department. Hunting licenses and state regulation guides are available at the Town Clerk's office.

Fishing for brook, brown and rainbow trout in the numerous streams that flow through our area is a relaxing and delightful way to spend time with children. The Chenango River has produced very large northern pike, walleyes, perch, as well as many other species of fish. Largemouth bass, chain pickerel, and panfish can be found in Cook's Pond located 3 miles east of Greene, south of Rt. 206, Long Pond located in the Town of Smithville, off Rt. 41 and Round Pond, located 1 mile west of Smithville Flats. All are suitable for canoeing and have public access. Fishing licenses and state regulation guides are available at the Town Clerk's office.


Greater Greene Chamber of Commerce
(607) 656-8225
info@greenenys.com
PO Box 441
Greene, NY 13778
Meetings held last Tuesday of the month 5:30 PM at the town hall at 51 Genessee Street in Greene


Village of Greene
(607) 656-4500
49 Genesee Street
Greene, NY 13778
http://www.nygreene.com

Town of Greene
(607) 656-4191
51 Genesee Street
PO Box 129
Greene, NY 13778
http://www.nygreene.com

Greene Central School District (607) 656-4161
40 S. Canal St.
Greene, NY 13778
http://www.greenecsd.org/